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  1. 1. Essays on energy efficiency, environmental regulation and labor demand in Swedish industry

    Författare :Golnaz Amjadi; Lars Persson; Tommy Lundgren; Luis Orea; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Energy efficiency improvement; rebound effect; stochastic frontier analysis; data envelopment analysis; stochastic energy demand frontier model; persistent and transient energy inefficiency; energy inefficiency; environmental expenditure and environmental investment costs; output demand elasticity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Paper [I] Energy efficiency improvement (EEI) benefits the climate and matters for energy security. The potential emission and energy savings due to EEI may however not fully materialize due to the rebound effect. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Efficiency Measurement and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Författare :Constantin Belu; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainable Development; Data Envelopment Analysis; DEA; Strategic CSR; System-GMM; Information Technology; Technical Efficiency; Stochastic Frontier Analysis; SFA; Panel Data; Technical Efficiency; Vintage; Putty-Clay; Best-Practice;

    Sammanfattning : Paper 1: Ranking corporations based on sustainable and socially responsible practices. A Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) approach This study ranks publicly listed corporations based on social and environmental (i.e. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Essays on the Performance of Fire and Rescue Services

    Författare :Henrik Jaldell; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; efficiency; productivity; public sector; intermediate output; panel data; stochastic frontier; data envelopment analysis DEA ; Malmquist; ordinal output; ordered probit;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of an introduction and five separate papers. All papers deal with measuring performance for the Swedish fire and rescue services. The first paper describes the production process of fire safety, while Papers 2-5 are empirical analyses measuring performance for some aspects of that process. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Econometric Theory

    Författare :Peter Jochumzen; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; measure of fit; unemployment insurance; non proportionality; stochastic frontier production function; diffusion of technology; Duration analysis; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation contains a variety of contributions to econometric theory. Broadly speaking, econometrics may be categorized depending on what type of data is being analyzed, the two main categories being time series data and cross sectional data. A third category is panel data, combining cross sectional data observed over time. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Measuring Efficiency in the Swedish Health Care Sector – Levels, Trade-offs and Determinants

    Författare :Nils Janlöv; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quality; Efficiency measurement; Data Envelopment Analysis DEA ; Stochastic Frontier Analysis SFA ; Health Care; Health districts; Elderly Care;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis measures cost efficiency in the production of health care and social services in Sweden. The object of analysis is not provider efficiency, but instead the relative efficiency of political organizations or different contractual arrangements. LÄS MER